What better way to celebrate World Laughter Day on May 3rd than to make a cheery card for a friend who makes you smile! It’s time to play at Festive Friday – Home of the Inspo List!
For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by World Laughter Day. Remember – at Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. I used yellow, red and sequins on my card this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!
Colors of the Day
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips
Today’s cheery color palette has a bit of a retro vibe, don’t you think? Sadly, all of the dies used on today’s card are, or will be, retiring. Stitched Shapes is a staple of mine, and is currently on low inventory. I have probably used this die set more than any set I have ever owned. The Best Plaid Builder dies are 20% off. While they may not be everyone’s cup of tea, I am mad about plaid. I will definitely be holding on to mine. And what about the adorable Many Hearts dies! I LOVE them. They are currently in the January – June Mini Catalog, and will be leaving us at the end of June.
With just a few cranks of the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, today’s card came together quickly. Bitty butterflies, a tiny heart, and self-adhesive sequins accent the sweet sentiment. This cheery card for a friend will definitely be a day brightener!
To download a free step-by-step tutorial for today’s Cheery Card for A Friend, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team.
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